A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from `Ohonua in Tonga on Sunday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:15 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003uft. Id of event: us70003uft. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.1985 West, latitude -21.0725 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 15:43:15 / June 2, 2019 @ 3:43 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from ‘Ohonua (c. 1 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was ‘Ohonua. Nearby country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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